teen dating violence

Atlanta program aims to stop teen dating violence

Posted on October 2, 2009, in My Activism, with 2 Comments

By Gracie Bonds Staples
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
5:23 p.m. Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Elizabeth Cardenas watched her friend’s boyfriend verbally and physically abuse her for two years.

It was one of the most difficult times in her life, Cardenas said.

“She didn’t know how to get out and I didn’t know how to help her,” said Cardenas.

The experience motivated …

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Posted on September 30, 2009, in My Blog, with 17 Comments

Dr. Kottke, Elizabeth Cardenas, Marie Mitchell, Billette Owens-Ashford, Joycelyn Wilson, Artesse Conley-Grady High School

Alesia Layne, Lewis Autor, Jane Fonda, Larry Leek

I was at The Jane Fonda Center (at the Emory Univ School of Medicine) this morning at a press conference to announce the launch of a new program to stop teen dating violence funded with a generous grant …

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